09 Mar, 2020

  • Missing at birth (Social Issues)
  • Having an ear to adivasi ground (Social Issues)
  • Though hunters lose interest in red panda, traps still snare endangered mammals (Environment and Ecology)
  • Clarification-1 (No green shoots of a revival in sight) (Economy)
  • Practice Questions

Prelims Quiz


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    Though hunters lose interest in Red Panda, traps still snare endangered mammal

    • About Red Panda

    Missing at birth

    The recent incident of female foeticide in northern Tamil Nadu shows the dismal state of affairs with respect to implementation of PCPNDT Act in India which has led to declining child sex ratio across the country.

    • Missing Millions: A National Shame
    • Female infanticide to Sex selective abortions
    • Failure of PCPNDT Act
    • Beti Bachao and Beti Padao
    • From protection to promotion: The way forward

    Having an ear to Adivasi ground

    In November 2018, the Adivasis of Jhargram, West Bengal, died in large number while preparing for the Bandhna festival followed by the failure of administration to detect anything about the catastrophe until a few surviving inhabitants of the village made a plea to rescue them from hunger and diseases.

    • Problems that different tribal groups face in India
    • Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups
    • Denotified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic communities
    • Constitutional provision for schedules tribes
    • Important points for the Prelims Exam